Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah

The Illustrious Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (Bahasa Melayu: Darjah Yang Mulia Sri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah)[citation needed] is an honorific order of the Sultanate of Kedah

Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'adzam Shah
Darjah Yang Mulia Sri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'adzam Shah
Awarded by Flag of Kedah.svg Sultan of Kedah
TypeOrder
StatusCurrently not awarded
SovereignSallehuddin of Kedah
GradesGrand Commander (SHMS), Knight Commander (DHMS), Companion (SMS), Star (BMS)
Statistics
First induction1983
Last induction2017
Precedence
Next (higher)Order of Loyalty to the Royal House of Kedah
Next (lower)Glorious Order of the Crown of Kedah
MY-KED Order of Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Grand Commander (SHMS).svg - MY-KED Order of Loyalty to Sultan Abdul Halim Muazzam Shah - Knight Commander (DHMS).svg
Ribbon bar of the order [1]

HistoryEdit

It was founded by Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah on 15 July 1983 in three classes. A further and upper class was added in 2008 : Grand Commander or Darjah Seri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - SHMS.[citation needed]

ClassesEdit

It is awarded in four classes:[citation needed]

  • Grand Commander or Darjah Seri Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - SHMS
    • The male titular has right to the prefix Dato' Seri Diraja and his wife, to the prefix Datin Seri Diraja
  • Knight Commander or Datuk Sri Paduka Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - DHMS
    • The male titular has right to the prefix Dato' Paduka' and his wife, to the prefix Datin Paduka
  • Companion or Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - SMS
  • Star or Bintang Setia Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah - BMS
Ribbon
 
SHMS
 
DHMS
 
SMS
 
BMS

Award conditionsEdit

  • Knight Commander or Datuk Sri Paduka - DHMS
    The Order is conferred on those in high positions who have performed meritorious services to the State and Nation. Its recipients are dubbed with the title, "Dato' Paduka" [2]

InsigniaEdit

  • Grand Commander (SHMS) . The insignia is composed of a collar, a badge hanging from a sash and a breast star (Photo).
  • Knight Commander (DHMS). The insignia is composed of a badge hanging from a sash and a breast star (Photo [2]).
  • Companion (SMS)
    The insignia is composed of a badge hanging from a collar sash for a male titular (Photo) and from a breast knot for a female titular (Photo [2]).
  • Star (BMS). The insignia is composed of a badge hanging from a ribbon (Photo [2]).

Notable recipientsEdit

Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah:[3]

  •   Founding Grand Master of the Order of Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (SHMS, since 2008)
  •   Knight Commander (DHMS) and Founding Grand Master of the Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (DHMS-SMS-BMS, since 15 July 1983)

Members of the Royal Family of Kedah :

Lists of recipientsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares, Kedah 1
  2. ^ a b c d Royal Official Website, Order of Loyalty to Sultan 'Abdu'l Halim Mu'azzam Shah (DHMS & co) Details on conferment conditions Archived 2013-11-05 at the Wayback Machine - list as of 2003 Archived 2013-11-05 at the Wayback Machine - photos
  3. ^ Photo of Sultan Abdul Halim and Sultanah Haminah
  4. ^ Flickr Photo of Princess Intan Safinaz with the collar of SHMS (Kedah) and the breast star of PSM (Malaysia)